Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

Acoraceae: Sweet Flag

Flowers on long, thick spike (spadix) containing many small florets. Leaves are long, smooth, sword-like with a glossy finish. Perennial plant of damp, wet, or shady places with acrid or pungent juice and aromatic roots.
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Flower Formula:  Sepals ; Petals Glossary

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Acorus
calamus, sweet flag
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